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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Winston, Nr Debenham, Suffolk

Withdrawn from Market £695,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Porch, 29'10 x 14'4 sitting room, dining room, garden room, kitchen, cloakroom and utility room. Five first floor bedrooms, bathroom and shower room. Cart lodge/garage, store and office. Mature gardens, adjacent to fields, of three quarters of an acre. 

Location Smokey is located in the small hamlet of Winston, approximately two miles from the charming large village of Debenham, which has an array of local shops including a bakery, cafes, doctors surgery and small Co-op supermarket. There are also highly acclaimed primary and high schools in the village, and nearby are the independent schools of Brandeston Hall, Framlingham College, Orwell Park and Woodbridge School. The local area has a huge amount to offer, including the market town of Framlingham, best known for its Norman castle. The Heritage Coast with destinations such as Aldeburgh and Minsmere Bird Reserve is approximately twenty miles away. The county town of Ipswich is approximately twelve miles and, along with Stowmarket, has direct trains to London's Liverpool Street Station. 

Description The property is set back from a small no-through lane and is approached via a tree-lined driveway, which has parking for several vehicles and a double cart lodge. The property sits almost centrally within its grounds, which extend to approximately three quarters of an acre. The gardens are laid to lawn and contain mature trees. The rear garden has an extensive area of patio and enjoys south facing views over the neighbouring fields. The house is of brick and block construction with rendered and colourwashed elevations under a pantile roof. Internally, it offers period-style yet modern features, being some twenty years old. The house has an oil-fired central heating system and double glazed timber framed windows throughout. It benefits from being open plan, with its large sitting room leading on to the garden room, kitchen and dining room. In addition, on the ground floor, is a cloakroom and utility room. On the first floor are five bedrooms, along with a bathroom and shower room.  

The Accommodation  

The House  

Ground Floor The front door provides access to the  

Porch x 6´7 (2.13m x 2.01m) East and west facing windows. Brick flooring in a herringbone style. A door opens to the  

Sitting Room 29´10 x 14´4 (9.09m x 4.37m) An extensive open plan area with wide openings leading off to the garden room, kitchen and dining room. Brick fireplace with tiled hearth. North facing windows overlooking the front of the property. Radiators. Stairs to the first floor landing.  

Dining Room 14´7 x 14´4 (4.45m x 4.37m) A spacious room, ideal for entertaining, with north and east facing windows to the front and side of the property. Radiator. Understairs storage cupboards.  

Garden Room 14´8 x 13´6 (4.47m x 4.11m) Currently used as the playroom, being ideally located adjacent to the kitchen, this stunning room has wall-to-wall south and west facing windows and French doors opening out to the patio and enjoying views over the adjacent fields. Further east facing window. Recessed spotlighting. Underfloor heating. Large open hatch to the kitchen.

From the sitting room, an opening leads through to the  

Kitchen 14´4 x 10´3 (4.37m x 3.12m) Fitted with high and low level wall units with space and plumbing for a dishwasher, fridge, freezer and electric oven with extractor fan above. Roll edge work surface with one and a half bowl silica resin sink with mixer taps above. Tiled flooring. Radiator. South facing glazed door with fine views, opening to the patio. A door opens to an inner lobby with tiled flooring, which has doors off to the utility room and  

Cloakroom WC and corner hand wash basin. Radiator. Tiled flooring. South facing window with obscured glazing. Striplight with shaver point. 

Utility Room 8´10 x 8´6 (2.69m x 2.59m) High and low level wall units. Space and plumbing for a washing machine. Oil fired boiler. Water softener. Roll edge work surface with stainless steel sink, drainer and mixer tap. Tiled flooring. Radiator. Stable-style door opening out to the driveway and parking area. Hatch to roof space. South facing window overlooking the rear garden and beyond.

The stairs from the ground floor sitting room lead up to the  

First Floor  

Landing Hatch to roof space. Radiator. Doors lead off to all the bedrooms, the bathroom and shower room.  

Bedroom One 14´11 x 14´4 (4.55m x 4.37m) A spacious triple aspect bedroom with north-east and south facing windows with lovely views over the garden and adjacent fields. Radiators.  

Bedroom Two 14´3 x 11´10 (4.34m x 3.61m) A dual aspect double bedroom with north and west facing windows, once again enjoying lovely views. Radiator. Wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving. 

Bedroom Three 13´7 x 7´11 (4.14m x 2.42m) A double bedroom or large single with south and west facing windows. Radiator.  

Bedroom Four 10´4 x 9´9 (3.15m x 2.97m) A double bedroom or large single with north facing window to the front of the property. Fitted desk. Radiator. Built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf above.  

Bedroom Five 10´ x 6´3 (3.05m x 1.91m) A single bedroom or study with west facing window. 

Bathroom Comprising bath, WC and hand wash basin. East facing roof light. Ladder-style towel radiator. Striplight with shaver point. Built-in airing cupboard with modern hot water cylinder and pressuring tank. Slatted shelving.  

Shower Room Comprising WC, hand wash basin and shower unit. West facing rooflight. Ladder-style towel radiator. Striplight with shaver point. 

Outside The property is approached via a small no-through lane, known as Bakers Lane, by a five bar gate that leads to a shingle drive, which is flanked on both sides by areas of lawn that include attractive maturing oak trees. The drive continues to a parking area and also to the double cart lodge. This is of timber frame construction on a brick plinth under a pantile roof. It measures approximately 22'3 x 17'5 and has space for wood storage at the side and rear. One of the bays is open, the other has a garage door. Power and light are connected. Beyond the cart lodge is a further outbuilding, subdivided into two, forming a useful store and home office.

This is, again, of timber frame construction on a brick plinth with a pantile roof. The store has double doors to the front and a personnel door to one side. Internally it measures approximately 14'1 x 11'7. Steps lead up to a mezzanine store, which the vendor has in the past used as a children's den. Adjacent to the store is the home office. This is fully insulated and has windows to the rear and side, power points and recessed spotlighting. From the extensive front garden, the lawn continues to the west of the house where there is a pond. The rear garden is fully enclosed by low level fencing and brick walls, making it ideal for small children and pets. Here there is a large sandstone patio and a further area of lawn. This area is south facing and enjoys views over the adjacent fields. In total, the grounds extend to approximately three quarters of an acre.  

Viewing Strictly by appointment with the agent. 

Services Mains electricity. Mains water (via a shared supply with Smokey being invoiced for water used). Modern private drainage system. Oil fired central heating system.  

Council Tax Band E; £1,822.06 payable per annum 2016/2017. 

Local Authority Mid Suffolk District Council, Council Offices, High Street, Needham Market, Suffolk IP6 8DL; Tel 01449 724500. 

NOTE These particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract. No responsibility can be accepted for any expenses incurred by intending purchasers or lessees in inspecting properties which have been sold, let or withdrawn. No warranty can be given for any of the services or equipment at the property and no tests have been carried out to ensure that heating, electrical or plumbing systems and equipment are fully operational. Any distances, room aspects and measurements which are given are approximate only. No guarantee can be given that any planning permissions or building regulations have been applied for or approved.

July 2016 


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